Sewards End coffee morning raises £1,200 for Macmillan

Susie Diggons from Tesco, Sophie Thomas, Darron Thomas and June Start with Macmillan cakes

Fundraisers L-R: Susie Diggons (Tesco community champion), Sophie Thomas, Darron Thomas and June Start - Credit: Supplied

Coffee morning volunteers in Sewards End have raised £1,200 for life-changing support for people with cancer.

Sophie Thomas organised a Macmillan Coffee Morning in Sewards End Village Hall on Saturday, September 25.

Her efforts raised £1,200 for Macmillan with help from her husband, children and Tesco staff in Saffron Walden who supplied cakes and refreshments.

She said: "I would like to thank everyone who supported the event and to Tesco for supplying the hot drinks."

Susie Diggons, one of the supermarket's community champions, helped to promote the event.


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Macmillan provides support lines, nurses to explore treatment options or guidance, and information for people living with cancer.

The charity runs a coffee morning fundraiser throughout the country to help support its work.

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Through coffee mornings alone, volunteers have raised £624,053 for the charity in the first nine months of 2021, enough to fund 11 nurses.

Information about Macmillan coffee mornings is online: https://coffee.macmillan.org.uk/

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